of her pants” while being booked. Jailers found four grams of meth inside the woman. In another example, Teresa Bond was asked to “spread and cough” while being booked into the Jones County Adult Detention Center.
Louisiana property owners scored a victory when the U.S. Senate passed the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act last week. The Louisiana Municipal Association wishes to thank our congressional delegation and in particular Sens. Landrieu, Vitter and Cassidy for their leadership on this issue.
I used to really mess with my grandmother when I was a kid. I would come in, and when the time was right, I’d ask, “Hey, Maw- Maw, whatever happened to that guy on your soap opera that was dating the older woman and he found out she was his mother?”...
At the opposite end of the spectrum, board member J.W. Slack has perfect attendance — 69 out of 69 meetings, a truly remarkable record that is to be commended! Close behind in the attendance standing is Eddy Ray Presley and Glen Bullard (two absences), Barbara Rudd and Tammy A.
I am a concerned citizen and a taxpayer. I read the article in your paper last week about Sam Curry being arrested for auto theft. I have known Sam and his family my whole life, and I don’t believe he is guilty of this. He was the best police chief Vivian ever had, and he has done a lot for the community.
Now, before you expires your envy at Smitty’s incredible health and vigor, listen to some facts about his physical condition. He’s so blind he has to be led around on a friend’s arm to get from place to place. He’s so deaf that admirers had to shout their congratulations in his ear.
Rounding out the mayor’s office is his communications director (salary of $102,000) and his economic development/film industry advisor (salary of $103,000). A few of these staff positions are civil service; the large majority are not, and, thus, there is no job security.
For more than a year, we have struggled to gain stability for the nation’s farmers while a longterm farm bill was in limbo. I am happy to hear our congressional leaders have finally resolved their differences and voted in favor of a five-year farm bill.